So someone might primarily have joined Tinder because it seemed like the cool thing to do, but they might also have a desire to meet a potential romantic partner or hookup.
Thus, users can quickly view hundreds of local singles and decide with a quick swipe of their finger if they’re interested or not.
The researchers then coded participants' responses into categories.
So what was the most commonly cited reason for using Tinder?
The most common motives for using Tinder were because it's exciting and because it's trendy.
Another common motive that wasn't cited in the Le Febvre study was self-worth validation.